No confirmation when Abrahams will announce decision on Zuma charges - NPA

The National Prosecuting Authority says a press conference will be called once its head, Shaun Abrahams is ready to announce his decision on whether or not to prosecute former President Jacob Zuma.

READ: 'Inappropriate for Abrahams to take a decision regarding Zuma charges'

Appearing before Parliament's Standing Committee on Public Accounts (Scopa) on Wednesday night, Abrahams refused to reveal to MPs exactly what his decision is, at least not until he's informed Zuma.

Spokesperson at the NPA , Luvuyo Mfaku says a date for the public announcement is yet to be confirmed.

We will certainly issue a media alert.

Luvuyo Mfaku, Spokesperson at the NPA

I doubt it will be made tomorrow (Friday). If the circumstances change, we will advise you guys.

Luvuyo Mfaku, Spokesperson at the NPA

Click on the link below to hear more from Mfaku...

Editor at News 24, Adriaan Basson explains what the charges against Zuma.

On the charge sheet there were 18 charges against former president Zuma, the first one was racketeering, then two corruption charges, one money laundering charge and the rest are fraud.

Adriaan Basson, Editor at News 24

Click on the link below to hear the full explainer...


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